An analysis by NIESR finds the party's less aggressive deficit reduction programme would boost growth.
The Conservative MP Dr Phillip Lee has criticised the Chancellor's election bribe more honestly than Labour has.
Last week, the Green MP Caroline Lucas called the Citizens' Income policy a "longer-term aspiration", but the party's deputy leaders insist it will be on their 2015 programme for government.
This week, MEPs will vote on proposals for the mandatory country of origin labelling of meat in processed foods – a vital measure for food safety and consumer choice.
Ukip's most senior woman, and third most senior in the party, speaks about writing the manifesto, Ukip's women problem, and why London has not accepted her party.
The National Housing Federation chief executive on politicians missing the urgency to build more homes, his solutions to the housing crisis, and why it's "rubbish" that there's not enough space.
Ed Miliband's latest pledge on paternity leave will be popular with parents and families – and could exacerbate the Tories' lack of appeal to women voters.
Nigel Dodds says he "can do business" with Ed Miliband and praises his responsible capitalism agenda.
The Conservatives are more focused on winning back traditional supporters than attracting new ones.
The Labour MP for Leicester West and shadow minister for care and older people speaks to the union about creating an economy that works for everyone.
Ashcroft's poll for Sheffield Hallam, having been revised, shows the Lib Dem leader three points behind Labour.
Time is running out for the Lib Dem leader to make himself popular again.
Allowing members of members of affiliated unions to become Affiliated Supporters will give them the chance to shape the party's future.
The lessons in communication and research political parties can learn from how Ed Miliband's energy price freeze announcement played out.
Scottish Labour needs to work out what kind of Scotland it wants to champion and bring about.
People are criticising the shadow education secretary for being contemptuous of nuns, but what really happened?
The UK has perfectly decent race discrimination laws – but in an area as complex as housing, the government must double down on efforts to enforce this legislation.
As the UK's first trial for female genital mutilation ends this week, we must remember that education is key to ending the practice.
A respected health policy think tank, the King's Fund, has blasted the government's restructuring of the health service.
Minds are turning to the leadership contest to come, with Tim Farron regarded as unassailable.
The government wants to introduce legislation that would force a new statutory duty on universities and colleges to, "have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism".
A system of tax sovereignty would be easy to achieve for Britain, and would give our democracy a truly radical boost.
The Labour party has missed a good opportunity to win over British business, and it’s nothing to do with forgetting the names of its advocates.
Labour could depose Clegg in Sheffield Hallam, but scarce funding, another anti-Clegg vote (the Greens), and Tories voting tactically could save the Deputy Prime Minister.
Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
It's National Voter Registration Day today and time for the young people hit by the system changes to sign up.
In an interview with the NS, the shadow Northern Ireland secretary says the party's programme is "not as well developed as it needs to be".
According to the research by the Sutton Trust, 31 per cent of parliamentary candidates attended private school, compared with 7 per cent of the population.
A cross-party group of MPs are calling for greater action against the extremist militants.
Politics is now operating at "three speeds". Can our establishment parties keep up?